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textPuerto Rico Votes to Bring 4-Year Bankruptcy to an End by Jubilee USA Network
Puerto Rico’s Senate and House passed a deal that settles $35 billion in Puerto Rico debt and will save the island two-thirds in debt payments....
Posted: Wed Oct 27, 2021 1:25PM
imageWorkers’ Solidarity, Mandates & the Political Economy of COVID
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by Pacifiica's Covid, Race & Democracy
Pacifica's Covid, Race & Democracy looks at the worker vaccine mandate, public health and the pandemic, the fight in the unions for Palestinians and the continued frame-up of Julian Assange...
Posted: Mon Oct 25, 2021 9:44PM
textLatin America and Caribbean Face Greater Pandemic Vulnerabilities According to New Research by Jubilee USA Network
A new online map highlights vulnerabilities that countries face in Latin America and the Caribbean. Jubilee USA Network and LATINDADD, two groups working on pandemic response, published the new online database detailing growing challenges faced by developing countries due to the pandemic....
Posted: Mon Oct 25, 2021 11:13AM
audioOakland Grand Lake Theatre Rally for Julian Assange (audio/mpeg 2.2MB) by KPFA Radio/Ann Garrison
Julian Assange's extradition appeal is scheduled for October 27th and 28th, and with the Yahoo News bombshell that the CIA plotted to kidnap or kill him still making waves, activists around the world are standing up and demanding that the U.S. drop the charges. The hearing is scheduled for October 27 and 28. KPFA's Ann Garrison reports....
Posted: Sun Oct 24, 2021 10:22AM
imageCritics Say Facebook Must be Investigated, Audited, Regulated, and Stopped
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by Jessica Corbett via Common Dreams
As whistleblower Frances Haugen testified before Congress, experts urged federal lawmakers and regulators to take on tech giants and work harder to protect civil and human rights online....
Posted: Thu Oct 21, 2021 7:51PM
textThe Virtues of a 28-hour Week: Work less, pollute less by Claire Lecoeuvre
The number of workers is growing faster than the amount of work available. We live in a society where work is poorly distributed. Three days off for every four days worked could be liberating. The goal would be increased well-being, gaining time and losing a kind of consumption not really synonymous with pleasure & happiness....
Posted: Thu Oct 21, 2021 6:18AM
textWorld Leaders and Development Banks Coordinate Investments to Fight Pandemic, Poverty and by Jubilee USA Network
Heads of state, finance ministers and 450 public banks conclude two days of meetings for the second “Finance in Common Summit” in Rome. The summit focuses on agricultural development and previous commitments on COVID recovery, development and climate policies....
Posted: Wed Oct 20, 2021 12:50PM
textScientific truth and the global fight to end the pandemic by Evan Blake, David North (WSWS repost)
The efforts of scientists require mass support, particularly in a period when reactionary forces shamelessly propagate ignorance, confusion and superstition....
Posted: Wed Oct 20, 2021 9:31AM
textAnother anti-China provocation: US, Canadian warships transit Taiwan Strait by Peter Symonds (WSWS repost)
The Biden administration is goading China by continuing Trump’s high-level contact with Taiwanese officials, increased arms sales to Taipei and frequent naval transits of the Taiwan Strait....
Posted: Tue Oct 19, 2021 10:31AM
calendarJulian Assange: Global Day of Education
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by Cynthia Papermaster
Grand Lake Theater, 3200...
Event Date: Sat Oct 23, 2021 12:00PM
Posted: Mon Oct 18, 2021 5:08PM
textFaith Communities around the Country and World call for a COVID Response that Prioritizes by Jubilee USA Network
World leaders met for annual IMF, World Bank and G20 meetings. The IMF lowered economic growth projections for all countries, and downgraded United States growth projections for 2021....
Posted: Mon Oct 18, 2021 10:14AM
imageUnited Urban Warrior Society- demands passage of Methodist boarding school resolution
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by Mike Raccoon Eyes Kinney
United Urban Warrior Society-California Chapter demands that the Methodist Church pass resolution of crimes against Native children in California & Nevada....
Posted: Sun Oct 17, 2021 12:03PM
imageAustralian government, Labor silent over revelations CIA planned to kill or kidnap Assange
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by Oscar Grenfell (WSWS repost)
Hardly any media outlets have even asked whether the Australian authorities knew about the US plans to murder or kidnap an Australian citizen and journalist....
Posted: Thu Oct 14, 2021 4:23AM
textAgainst all reason and The Afghan Debacle by Otto Konig, Richard Detje & F Steinfeld
Like the chaotic flight of the U.S. Army from Vietnam in 1975, the chaotic withdrawal from Afghanistan in 2021 highlights the failure of the geopolitically based "war and nation-building concept" of the U.S. and NATO countries. The assumption, questionable from the outset, that it would be possible to impose the so-called "Western value system" on a country in which 50 languages are spoken....
Posted: Wed Oct 13, 2021 4:05PM
textIMF: Wealthy and Poor Countries Face COVID Economic Challenges by Olivia Engling
The IMF World Economic Outlook report lowered economic growth projections for wealthy and poor countries. The IMF forecasts 5.9% global economic growth....
Posted: Wed Oct 13, 2021 8:28AM
textIMF: Wealthy and Poor Countries Face COVID Economic Challenges by Jubilee USA Network
The IMF World Economic Outlook report lowered economic growth projections for wealthy and poor countries. The IMF forecasts 5.9% global economic growth....
Posted: Wed Oct 13, 2021 6:12AM
textIs Green Growth the Solution? by Yaak Pabst
Just as every millimeter of social progress must be fought for against capital interests, the protection of nature and climate must also be won against the rulers. In these struggles lies the future of the planet....
Posted: Tue Oct 12, 2021 6:54AM
calendar"Hacer Pueblo": a narrative of community health from Mexico by Speak Out Now
online meeting, see website for details...
Event Date: Sat Nov 6, 2021 4:00PM
Posted: Sat Oct 9, 2021 1:41PM
imagePhilippines overwhelmed by COVID-19 onslaught
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by John Braddock (WSWS repost)
Amid a devastating COVID surge, and with fewer than 22 million people fully vaccinated in a population of 110 million, the Duterte government is overseeing a social disaster....
Posted: Sat Oct 9, 2021 10:33AM
calendarHow to end the pandemic: The case for eradication
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by World Socialist Web Site and IWA-RFC
International online webinar....
Event Date: Sun Oct 24, 2021 10:00AM
Posted: Thu Oct 7, 2021 7:48AM